Friday, September 17, 2010

Tasted Any Good Books Lately?

One could say of Roth's Portnoy's Complaint that it's “cheeky and bold, with a distinctly tart aftertaste". Of Roth's more recent novels such as Everyman, one could affirm that they're "late-harvest, yet not past their prime, with an acidic finish”. An extract from my Yahoo India column on why we ought to talk about books as though they were wine.

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